Bridges and Culverts Multiple Choice Exam Questions - Set 01 - ObjectiveBooks

Bridges and Culverts Multiple Choice Exam Questions - Set 01

Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. Which foundation is provided for heavy works at a depth of 12 m to 15 m below the level of standing water surface?
    (A) Well
    (B) Caisson
    (C) Coffer dam
    (D) Pile

2. What is the name of the abutment shown in figure?
Bridges and Culverts Practice Set 01
    (A) Straight
    (B) Splayed wing wall
    (C) Return wing wall
    (D) Straight wing wall 

3. What plays a great role in fixing the height of bridge?
    (A) Design
    (B) Effect of scouring
    (C) Highest flood level
    (D) Type of traffic

4. Which caisson the ratio of sinking effort to skin friction is maximum?
    (A) Circular well
    (B) Box
    (C) Dumb well
    (D) Pneumatic caisson 

5. Which is a temporary structure constructed to remove water or soil from an area to carry construction under dry condition?
    (A) Caisson
    (B) Well
    (C) Coffer dam
    (D) Box

6. Which bridge composed of several small spans for crossing a valley?
    (A) Aqueduct
    (B) Fort
    (C) Viaduct
    (D) Deck

7. What plays a great role in fixing the height of bridge?
    (A) Design
    (B) Effect of scouring
    (C) Highest flood level
    (D) Type of traffic

8. What is the minimum percentage of oxygen concentration in underground air quality for tunnel?
    (A) 0.125
    (B) 0.155
    (C) 0.175
    (D) 0.195

9. What is the rise in level of the river water due to obstruction of bridge?
    (A) Highest flood level
    (B) Run off
    (C) Afflux
    (D) Free board 

10. Which foundation is suitable for the construction of bridge?
    (A) Pile
    (B) Shallow
    (C) Grillage
    (D) Inverted arch 

11. What is the shape of the wing wall if it is inclined in plan?
    (A) Straight
    (B) Return wall
    (C) Square
    (D) Splayed 

12. Which is the intermediate support of a bridge superstructure?
    (A) Foundation
    (B) Pier
    (C) Abutment
    (D) Wing wall

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